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LECTURES HOLD STUDENTS ATTENTION ON SEVERAL Mr. Messrs. Thomas Skeyhill md Hindus Speak in Chapel and at Night

Skcvhill's lecture began with M „ boy> his Hfe until he


4, 1926


THERED AND WHITE WAVES STATE ON HIGH Sophomores Hold ('"/» For Another Year

Tuesday morning was a joyful time began to fiddle with politics and ex- ] for athletes and friends of these



press his radical ideas and then along When S. T. C. awoke Wednesday with his life Skeyhill brought in Fas-! morning, May 26, it was unaware of cism, what it was, what it did and the pleasant surprise which awaited what it accomplished. He developed it. The students got up and went thru the whole movement for us and showthe daily routine and things happened ej USj by first explaining Mussolini's as they had daily until chapel time, character, how Mussolini was the Then our surprise came. Yes, on the <>nly ">an in Italy to head and carry .. out this rebellion. He described for 10:26 train in the form or rather , us so vividly the Fascists as they forms of two men, Mr. Skeyhill and t.amc to Romc that we could feel tense Mr. Hindus. Dr. Jarman had asked excitement and sympathy for them, us in the beginning of chapel to wait Then when he told about Mussolini's a few minutes until he came back. entrance and exit from the legislature We did wait,—some rather impatient- h()Use of Rome we felt as though ly. Finally he came back with a man, j|uMolini was right there in our which was nothing unusual, since we midst Finaily he drew his spee(.h t() have many men to come with Dr. a t.,()SC by t.ompal.jng America's demJarman to lecture to us. After a wravy with such an autocratic form small introduction by Dr. Jarman, ((f K()V(.ninu,nt and why Mussolini is the man, Mr. Skeyhill, arose and be- ab|e to cal.rv on this government, gan to talk to us; not to lecture to Afu.,. he finished we did not care us, not to speak to us but to talk to to ,e|m, the wor,(, of irnaKination us; to tell us things we would be In- about Italy f()1. thc very very realistic terested in. study of our comomn place subjects. Five minutes after he began the The next morning, Thursday,

athletes—in other words, for OUX The annual business meeting of the Commencement festivities will be school. For on this morning at chapel ( Association of Alumnae of the College opened on Saturday afternoon at b the final awards were made by the|wjrj iK. held in the Auditorium of the •'clock with the Senior-Sophomore president of the Athletic Association ; student Building on Saturday morn- dances on the front campus. "Springt0~t'h7followir ing, June 5, at lo o'clock. At this time in Hellas," a fantasy covering a Numerals for Base Ball time the returning Alumnae will be period of one day, from early morning Woodson 1028 welcomed by Dr. Jarman and the to night will DC presented. The prinHeadley 1027 Putney 1028 business and other activities of the cipal characters will be: Cloud (R) 1928 Dulaney 1028 Pugh 1028 Association will be reported upon. Daphne (iertrude Quinn Snyder (L) 1920 Rucker (V) 1020 j At one o'clock luncheon will be Ap.dlo Evelyn Peake Lane 1020 , Wells 1929 served in the Tea Room. All Alumnae Ban Evelyn Bell Whitehurst wishing to reserve plates are request* Aurora Helen Hodges Monogram* Were Awarded To: ,ed to do BO as soon as possible by Diana Virginia Boyd Bowman Smith (A) notifying Miss c. B. Taliaferro or Night Gertrude Quinn Wright (L) , Rucker (F) Mrs. M. B. Coyner. The price of the Butterflies: Elsie Gibson, Katherine Daniel plate is 11.60. Reid. Asher McClenny I At eight o'clock in the .Main Audi* At 0 P. M., following the alumnae Pugh Snyder torium the annual address to the reunion a reception will be given to Jarman (G) Eubaii Alumnae will he delivered by Dr. the Seniors and Sophomores. They Burch Hardy Fannie Wyche Dunn of Columbia are permitted to invite two guests aner Talley French University. Dr. Dunn is Professor in all alumnae will be cordialy welcome. Wells Sunday, June 6, at 6:45 P. M., the And finally, the points toward the the Department of Rural Education cup. , In Teachers College and has made Seniors will hold a very impressive Seniors—Monograms 10 notable contributions not only in her Vesper Service led by Ann Smith. Juniors—Old English F 10 chosen field but also in that of Lie- At 8 P. M. the Baccalaureate sermon 10 nientary Education. Shi' is a speaker will be delivered by Dr. H. H. CovFreshman—Field Day 10 Of note, having delivered addresses ington, of Norfolk, Va. student body realized this was a dif-; t.hapol was filled, every seat possible, Freshman—Volley Ball 10 in many colleges of many states. It Monday will be observed by both ferent kind of speaker and ten min- Wng takt.n. Y„u ask whv.-Mr. Skey- Sophomore—Basket ball 10 is also of special interest to know classes as Class Day. The Sophomores Sophomore—Varsity Squad utes after, he had every person inter-; hiH was io|af to talk of course I exercises will take place in the audi10 that Dr. Dunn was a former resident ested and eager to know what he was! That mornmg ne toW us the iectu,.e Sophomore— Class Day torium at 10:30 A. M. At 4:30 P. M. going to say next. He began with a he was to givv was one of his fav. This gave the Sophomores a lead of Parmville and a member of the 0V«r all other classes and gave them College faculty. The public is cordial- Senior exercises will take place on the short and very informal introduction (1|.iteS) ..The YoUng Elizabethans." College campus. They will be opened the privilege and honor of having ly invited to attend this meeting, and then passed on to his subject, „t. dl.pit.ted the men of England that with the beautiful custom which has their colors on the cup for another Following the address, the annual was. "Three Attempts to Reach wt,nt t() flRht in the World War ag year. Long live the Sophomores— reception given to the graduates and prevailed lor some years in the Colthe Top of Mount Everest." He told adventure« of Queen Elizabeth's lege, the Daisy Chain precession of not only about the people that organ- time He said that many of these may they come back 100 per cent alumnae will be given in the parthe Seniors accompanied by their strong to defend their colors next l°" of the College. ized these expeditions and about their adventurers were poets. He compared .Junior girls. At 8 P. M. "Mice and efforts on the mountain but he also! the poets of the World War with year and try again to put their Men", will be presented for the bene\\ APPRECIATION brought in something of the people those of other wars and one strikinj, colors on the cup in 1027! fit of the visitors and the half of and country of Tibet, where Mount point he br0ught out was the fact the student body that were unable to Regretting Miss Willie London's CLASS SONGS IN CHAPEL Everest is located His description tnat tlu, vt.IM..maKer.s 0f former wars , ___ resignation as secretary of the Young see the fust production. was detailed to the extent that every- Wl.n. not men who went to Hght The graduating exercises at 11 A. Beginning Wednesday morning the Women's Christian Association and one in the audience had a clear pic- while thc poets ()f the ,ate war Wl.,.e M. Tuesday, will close 1926 Comture in her mind. He brought before men who were out on the front Hnes classes, as is the usual custom, take wishing to express our appreciation mencemnt Dr. Wilson Gee of the us the courage and endurance of man ThoI1 he gave us a„ a treat by re. part of the chapel hour to sing fare-; of what she lias meant to the spiritual IilV ,,u ' allege, we, the Advisory University of Virginia will deliver and also some of the old world. Hts peating some of the poems of thw well sings to each other, the Faculty, their honorary member, Dr. Jarman Board of the Association, adopt the tht' address. Miss Mary Alice Blantalk was very good and the time pass- W()rl(l Wa„ H(l brought to us that ton will be Salutatorian and Mrs. ed almost before anyone knew it. , day 80methmg whit.h we will never and the school. The sentiments ex- following resolutions: pressed in these songs bring tears First, that we value highly her Olive Smith Bowman, Valedictorian. Not only was his talk interesting i forKet. to our eyes and a pull on our heartsympathy, her understanding and The conferring of the degrees and but he had a personality, which on | Thl, next and last time M,. skey. l v strings, or else they bring laughter " «' "' people, especially of girls, her diplomas will close the pragram and the stage, reached out and held the hm spoke was Thursday night. He and mirth. However, they are beauti- kindly judgments and her tact in bring to an end the college year. audience, until he had finished what had be(.n ,„,,,, in M.m.h and ha(, he was s stage manner was Kiven „ let.tu,.0 t.a„ed „The Trojan ful and the sincerity with which dealing with the varied problems of ,ni VIRGINIA CLUB MEETS WITH ' Association; unusual and much to be admired. He Way." This had, unfortunately been they are sung truly makes us realize COUNTY COUNCIL Second, thai we aprpeciate her unstood erect,—never shifting from one on a Saturday night and in comparl- that school is drawing to a close and devotion and singleness of purfoot to the other,—never gesturing S((I1 with thl. numbc.r of students in we have only a few more days togeth- tMng sl On Monday evening, May 31st, the er. i"' ' '" deepening the spiritual life of y but speaking right to his audience in st.hool only a few attended. At the Virginia Club, and two of the sociIt is a beautiful custom and there our college; a straight-forward, clear manner, j request of Dr. Jarman Mr. Skeyhill ology classes in school met with the surely can't be a more sincere and Third, that we recognize her surAll day long the school buzzed—

at seven in the auditorium and at twenty minutes to seven the girls began to fill the seats. By the time he was here the auditorium was filled. His subject that night was "Mussolini and Fascism." How many in that audience knew about Mussolini and Fascism when they came in is not known but how many knew when he finished is known. Everyone did.

place in Dardanelles section of south Mu Omega announces the following eastern Europe. His description was new members: so vivid, his words so well chosen that Virginia Graves every one in the audience could not Mary Duncan only see the s. one but the wonderful coloring of the water, land, sky and Chuby to Jackie: "Why do you object! in that semi-tropical setting. leave your shoes in the sun?" His purpose was, I believe, to show Jackie: "I want to get them shined.'» Continued on page two

On Wednesday afternoon, June ■!, 1926, the Mu Omega Sorority bad a picnic a'lFarmville Lake. The girl left about four-thirty and returned about •.•von thirty. They carried a greal deal of delicioui food. Miss

three numbers. Mias Mebane Hunt,acCOmpanled by Miss Virginia Vincent Bn sT two numbers and Miaa Florence Crawley gave a plane solo. Afteithe musical program Miss Stubbs, active vice-president of the Wheeler acted U an ideal rhapnone Virginia Club and Secretary of the for tin [on. Every one had a County Council presented Mrs. Edlovely time. (Continued on last page)

THE ROTUNDA, FRIDAY, JUNE 4, 1926 their life work—yet how real also is it a commencement for those remaining; a beginning of their responsibility in carrying on the GRAY'S DRUG STORE lit'.' of the college. Headquarters for Member Southern Inter-Collegiate Newspaper Association So those of us who remain feel this and realize our responsibility Published Weekly by Students of the State Teahcers College, and privilege. It is for us to keep faith, "to lift it high!"- -V. W. B. Farmville, Virginia. GREETINGS TO ALUMNAE! Entered as 2nd class matter .March 1st, 11)21, at the I'ost Office of Farmville, Virginia, under Act of March :i, 1879 It is with great pleasure that we welcome the alumnae back for Commencement. They are always welcome and it does us all GIRLS Subscription $1.50 per year ' good when we realize that the girls who have left have not lost in- Come In and Get Acquainted ROTUNDA STAFF terest, but still come back. Our alumnae are a vital part of the ColWe're Glad to Have You EDITH CORNWELL '27 ie^(, an(i the more who return the more we feel like rejoicing. Editor-in-Chief EVELYN DULANEY '28 Perhaps this is as good a time as any to express our thanks \ riatant Editor , ... ' to the alumnae for the many ways they have aided us. The spirit wnicn \M:IF\'XF. RICHARDS '29 titty keeP UP throughout the State, and the large sums Literary i OUISE FOSTER '29 tnat tne^ nave sen^ us 'OT tne Student Building have spurred us THE JEWELER N ewa on to wor m or(ler to ee Noted For [MARION CRIMES '29 ^ ^ ^ worthy. Humorous ne i OUISE BREWER '27 ^ Sophdmores and Seniors of this year will soon be among QUALITY Athletic our alumnae and we are counting on them not only to help keep up the spirit but to make it even finer. VIRGINIA Bl'RKES '29 We're mighty glad to have every one of the alumnae here, i FRANCES SALE "27 BESSIE MEADE RIDDLE and we hope that the inspiration they may gain from seeing Commencement and by noting our progress, will draw them even closer Proof h'i <"/• r & to us and encourage them to come back more often.






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A number of S. T. C. girls, chaperoned by Mrs. Laing, attended the <]anee ?iven by the American Legion, at the Armory on Thursday night. The hall was beautifully decorated with flags, and punch was served by Mrs. Garland throughout the entire dance. There was round dancing and square dancing, while the figures were called by Mr. John Stokes. The girls wn0 attended declared it a perfect success,

We ;n, always glad to publish anj de irable article or communication that may be sent to us. We wish, however, to call attention to the fact that unsigned correspondence will noi be published, The Rotunda invites letters Of comment, criticism, an »n« from Its readers upon Its manner of presenting and treating them. A letter, to recelre consideration, must contain the name ami address of the writer. These will not he published it' the writer objects to the publication. All matters of business should be addressed to the Business Manager, and LECTURES HOLD STUDENTS all other matter should come to the Editor-ln-Chlef. Complaints from sub(Continued from Page One) scribers as regards Irregularities In the delivery of The Rotunda, will be appri dated the horror and futility of war. From the time he began he held the audience In a breathless spell. When the abrupt end came silence reigned and no one seemed to realize that the world that they had been allowed to pee)i at had been cut off. This was the last that was seen of Mr. Skeyhill on the stage but he was often on the campus and between signing annuals and playing tennis he was talking to the girls in a friendly manner. , His friend, a Russian named Hindus, came with no intention of makSENTIMENT AT GRADl ATI ON. ing any speech whatsoever but he D i-« -i i ii r i.-iUi... „,,«« i (f«ve 'n an(l talked in chapel. His

Sentimentality la noi considered good taste. In fact t hascome £ to be looked upon as connoting something of the ^sincere,jmd maybe itatrequenl <»mptiwlum hc that reaction. However, we teel that the sentiments coming to the

minds of us at s. T. C. this June have a basis which cannot be called softness. Let us review briefly the springs from which these sentiments rise; for aftef till that :- what counts. II Is natural after li\ 'ing in one home for nine months, to become attached to thai domicile, even though one m i.v abUM and revile it at limes. And in the rather emotional stress of parting with besl friends perhaps forever—or so cur thoughts are apt to run —B sentimental feeling for the dear Alma .M.tter springs suddenly into existence. The halls and columns of OUr college seem the happiest of Bettings for the happiest wars of our lives—the carefree, jubilant college years. After all what is it that makes

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b . ' tew incidents which took place when he was living in a tenement house in .NCW York City. His speech covered 'ine thing of Copenhagen in Denmark, also Denmark's countryside, Stockholm in Sweden and then he passed on to Finland. He brought out many of the customs and idiosyncraciea of those people. He had to bring


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Saturday morning he also spoke the throat clog and the eye nmist when Finals come and those and continued his subject of the day who are leaving for good walk up and down the campus for the last time? It is more thin the thought of friends to be separate;!; before "Adventures in the Old World.' it is even more than the mere thill of a period In our lives ended. He dwelt on or rather built up his It is above all a certain something that subtly radiates from ever} peach around Russia and the Rusarcade walk, every classic column, and every graceful tree. It is ian peasants. First, he told us of the the background of the past in which pain and pleasure have play- difficulty of obtaining permission to enter Russia. Then he informed us of ed such a big and inspiring part. ***** many of the conditions existing among the peasant class and also of "Thy halls and arcades with their calm clastic n many of their customs and their man\\ ; //. r< nia ' ner of living. As hel'ore he had to Thy trtts and thy founti d walls ■top because of the brevity of time Will live in ili' h, niiis. although we would have liked to have !'!'■■' I"' froi •' U etion tht./ i oam heard more. Mr. Hindus, we underThey still hold the* dea veil beloved hoi stand, is leaving for Russia in two weeks and along with him go our for a gr« * deal of success in Finals and the end of the year nraj ever take away a rich wishes his trip.

necessitated his resorting to the mannerisms of a stevedore there would be no such things as serious pictures . . . everything would be burlesque comedies. In "Helen's Babies" appearing at the EACO theatre Saturday, June 5, Baby Peggy, who is starred in this Principal Pictures Master Production, just reverses studio ethics. She is just her own self since the part she plays is that of "Toddie" and, as "Toddie" is a genuine, fun-loving and affectionate youngster, the reason is quite obvious. Adv


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Elizabeth Allen, daughter of Mr.' .Miss Frances Paxton, of Roanoke, and Mrs. P. S. Rothrock, was married is the j?uest of Misses Frances Sale to Mr. Gerald Rowden Blount in Mt.' and Gwen Edye. Airy, N. C, on Sunday, May 23. Af-' * * * Miss Bessie Meade Riddle has reter June 15, they will be at home, in turned from her home in Norfolk, Raleigh, N. C. • • a where she spent the week-end. * * * Mr. and Mrs. E. J. Crowe announce ofiTtruR^ SKETCHES- the marriage of their daughter, Der- Miss Cabell Gannaway, of Pulaski, ilda Elizabeth to Mr. John Roland is visiting Miss Kitty Reid. * * * White. They are at home at 1105 ON FALLING Montrose Ave., S. E., Roanoke, Va. Miss Martha Hinch, of Roanoke, • • • I've always had the highest reis spending some time with Misses spect for babies because they are the' Hettie Richardson, daughter of Mr. Gwen Edye and Frances Sale. * * * only people in the world who can fall and Mrs. Eugene Richardson, of Farmville, is to be married to Mr. all over themselves without seeming i Miss Mary Alice Blanton returned tu feel the slightest humiliation. John Grandberry Ellis, of Ashland. from Richmond where she spent the They fall on their sides and have to The wedding will take place in June. Week-end. • • • be picked up; they jiall kn their The marriage of Miss Isabel W. backs and roll; they sit down heaviMiss Jane McCue, of CharlottesKinnear to Mr. Buckley S. Griffin ly and scramble up themselves; but ville, was the week-end guest of Miss will take place in New York City on the only time when they seem to obFrances Jones. , July 8. * * » ject at all is when they fall on their * » * heads, and then I don't think they Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Wood of Mrs. W. F. Morehead, of Salem, fee] at all humiliated. Their equaLynchburg, spent Sunday with their had the honor of being elected P:esidaughter, Miss Phyllis Wood. nanimity excels that of older persons. .. . .. _. ,-, .. . ,,. .. ., . , 'dent of the State Federation of Wo* * * Have you ever noticed how very men's Clubs. Mrs. Morehead was Miss much irritated a man is when he Misses Virginia Boxley and GerKate Ferguson, a member of the slips on a banana peel or loses his class of *88. trude Watkins spent the week-end in Richmond. balance on an icy street? He hastily • • • * * * collects himself, rises, and rushes off, Wilie Lacgey, who has been teachDr. and Mrs. Landrum of Lynchwith many agonized backward ing in Florida during the past burg have been spending several days glances, hoping fervently that nobody winter stopped over at the College to he knew saw him, and cursing violent-! with their daughter, Miss Katherine pay her sisters a visit on her way Landrum. ly to himself. But perhaps we should home. * * * (lass adults as extremists in this be• • • havior. Miss Helen Wilcox went with hei Among the week-end visitors at the father, Mr. Wilcox to Randolph-MaLittle girls don't like to fall down, Bchool were Elsie Bell, Ethel LaBoy,|con Sundav mainly because it soils their nice, teaux, Martha Hinch, Mallie Barnes,; fresh dresses. The effects of the fall • • • •Mrs. Cabell Gilmer Meredith, and itself receive no consideration whatDr. and Mrs. Hargrave, of PetersFrances Paxton. burg spent Sunday with their daughever, as long as the dress is not hurt. ter, Miss Elizabeth Hargrave. Bui the ideal way to behave is to behave as little boys do when they JUNIORS ENTERTAIN SENIORS fall. They don't have to be picked ROTUNDA STAFF TREATS up; they don't curse; they don't cry; , The Seniors were entertained by ITSELF and they don'1 care if their clothes i the Juniors Tuesday afternoon in the an dust I hey "grin and bare it," recreation hall at a charming tea. Given Itself a Very Good Tint* beautifully, to all outward appear- The hall was artistically decorated to ances, but I've always suspected that represent a Japanese tea garden and At daybreak somewhere around six deep in their hearts is a firm deter- tea was served by pretty Japanese thirty o'clock on Wednesday, June 2 mination to get it back on the fellows maidens. ! the Rotunda Staff ate breakfast. Eatwho tripped them. Since everybody Music was played during the tea. ing breakfast isn't such an unusual • Iocs, I suppose it's human nature to A few solos were rendered by Miss occuranee to the staff, but breaking resent a fall, but I wish somebody Mebane Hunt and a recitation by their fast in the meadow among the would please tell me why. Miss Lorah Brewer. birds, and wide open spaces may be —Maria Orgain,%* The afternoon was made more en- considered "different" at any rate. joyable by the presence of Dr. Jar- Habits are difficult to break, so these man, Miss Mary, and the Junior intellects simply continued their fixed NEW ATHENIAN OFFICERS class man, Miss Grenels. habits. Instead of folding Rotundas, SWORN IN Everyone fully enjoyed the hour the folded nice delicious dark-brown which was concluded by the singing black spotted, bacon into rolls. The At a recent meeting the following »f "Alma Mater." dogs barked so they gave them some girls took up their work as officers of dog like attention and immediately the Athenian Literary Society for consumed them. The staff is original Y. W. C. A. WELCOMES NEW next year: to the fullest extent; therefore, they GIRLS President Lucy Marstellar would not be so commonplace as to Vice-Pies. Grace George have muddy coffee. They became friThe Y. W. C. A. Cabinet entertainSec Ada Thomas Williamson volous and drank dark liquid out of Treasurer Marion Fitchette ed between bells on Thursday night a bottle which made them all someCr!tic Sarah Spiers at a delightful party in honor of the what "dopy." Reporter Mabel Morris girls who entered S. T. C. in March. Then a terrible thing occurred and (V ,s r ; " Lillian Rhodes The social committee served delicious it isn't even news for the reporters. The following enjoyable and in- refreshments. Misses Lorah Brewer A large size cow, and a mammoth and Alma Trafton entertained the structive program was also given: horse rushed on from both sides. But girls, Lorah Brewer with a short, but "lines and Works of Our Modern the staff did not elect an editor-inhumorous reading and Alma Trafton Poeti" Gretchen Mays chief for nothing. She showed hei with several piano selections. Every"Eventide" Elizabeth Roberts one apparently had a lovely time and executive ability as soon as possible, ordered the grand cows, and obtru"Selection from Some Modern left reluctantly when light bell sive horse to go away. The animals Poets" Alice Williams brought an end to the party. fled. The staff ate on! A clear call sounded in the disPIERIAN LITERARY SOCIETY tance, not the "Call of the Wild," but VIRGINIA CLUB ELECTS ENJOYS PICNIC the call of the intelligent, so grabOFFICERS bing a dish, a spoon, a coco-cola top each after telling everybody else of On June 28th the Pierian Literary At the regular meeting of the Vir- the grand time she was having, each lety enjoyed a deightful picnic at ginia Club, Monday, May 24, 1920, member answered the call, better Lithia Springs. They left about five- the oUicers for the coming year 1926known as the bell. thirty carrying with them many good '27 were elected. They are: things to eat. Everyone had "one 1>,(si,lt>nt Grace Chambers Lucy Haile—"Lordy—Eleanor has grand and glorious time" and was Vice-President, Miss Florence Stubbs Bessie Meade Riddle eaten a whole can of plums." very loathe to leave at seven-thirty, StcretMf Daphne Gilliam but there's not reason why, there's Treasurer Dolittle—"Gosh—call the plumber Rosalind Harrell not to make reply, onward to S. T. C. Historian plunged the picnicers. Reporter Sara Spiers —quick!"

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Continued from page one wards, president of the Virginia Club. Mrs. Edwards stated the purpose or the club that of serving the State in the "-• constructive manner Posible. The Virginia Club has been work-

avs In the Inter- '»« "" a S1'ive.v of Pri"t(' Edward *t graould be sel County. The work has been carried , -i of patriotism >v various committees. Every forth that every American boy stands "" member of the club being on some onti an equal chance of beci mring Peggy committee. These various committees Hopkins Joyce's next husband. appointed chairmen to give a brief * * » R-

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agent. "No!" she snapped. "Or a Robert Louis Stevenson?' "No!" "Or a Eugene Field?" "No; we an't and what's more we don't run a boarding house here, either

If you are looking for them fellows you might try the house across the street. Hodgson: "Polly says that she intends to keep her youth." Kitty Reid: "Guess she does—she never introduces him to anybody." Peggy Lou: What's better than a nice idea?" Sonny: "Why. you dear." m

Fools throw kisses, but wise men deliver them in person.

Word—Tick! threat "' fcfte U("'k ,l""e by lhat C°m" "u's' food was s»ggested- A sugges- to have on the party. mittee at the meeting with the Counknows a girl cil. The folowing digest was given. Sadie Baird says she 1. History Of Prince Edward Counso old-fashioned she thinks Alice Anderson t.v MON. Hoot Gibson in TAMING THE WEST. Here is the swiftest romance tantes still carry Masks! Counties' Towns. Elizabeth 2 The that was ever put on the screen. Just one continuous whirlwind of bucking Bugg brocs, list tights, love-making, speeding automobiles and galloping hoofs. AdHattys Blankenship saayi men have Counties Natural Resources 3. apted from "The Range Dwellers" by N. M. Bowers. It's about a wild riding found dying for froedonci much simpAudrey Chewning ^ ^ ^.^ ., cowboy who stepped on the gas. Also episode 7 of SCARLET STREAK. * * ♦ I. County's Industries. Bessie CorTUES.—Tack Heads in DON DARE-DEVIL, a picture of fiery Spanish don Jones beauties, quick action outlaws and a big gang of devil-may-care ranch riders Mary remarked thai "there may be The County's People, Anne no|j >a 0f|||f hell-for-leather in a big gun battle behind their reckless boss, Don some question as to who re the youngDare Devil. .Just one big whirl of exictement and romance. Also Pathe News. er generation is going, taut it certainThe Schools of Prince Edward 6. WED.—William Desmond in STRAIGHT THROUGH, a clean, rousing ly gets there. County I "aplinc Gilliam drama of the catte country and filled with the thunder of flying hoofs and The County's Food, (ieitrude spectacular tights, with the famous ranch riders. Talk about fight! If you Olive Smith BowmS n say.- what 7. Quinn want to see a real "he" man scrap don't miss the tremendous battle between good insect ithis country needs is B The Library Committee, Grace the gambler and big Bill. Also 7th episode of THE WINKING IDOL. 8. cide for radio bugs. Chambers THURS. & FRI.—Betty Compson, Ricardo Cortez, Ernest Torrence and Report from Sociology Class Wallace Beery in THE PONY EXPRESS, a Special Paramount Picture. No, "Dibby" Bugg, [firecrackers are '•'■ Eleanor Bennett The Pony Express rides the trails of thrills again. Pony hoofs thunder „ot a Uneeda product, Most interesting facts were gained .1(.|.(iSS tm, (.ontinent from Missouri to California, and East and West are * * * from,these reports, and the commit- link(,(l apain M they were in 1860 Across 2)0oo miles of unblazed tract. Thru Audrey C he wiling say s be good and nil j tee reported that they had found the s,.n,.t,.hing sun andblack of night. Through ice and snow and raiding Indians. vou'll be admired; Jiin't and people of the county not only willink gjghf days and nights of perilous riding and unmatched heroism. From this be envied, but anxious to aid in the research thrilling page of history, the screen's greatest director of epic romances has * * wrought his successor to The Covered Wagon. Not for a day, not for a year Harriet Coleman thianu a certain work. Nearly every committee felt that it will live in the heart of America forever! Also good comedy. old saying should be changed thusly: SAT Kenneth Harlan, Helen Chadwick, Mary Carr and Rosemary Theby An apple a day keeps t lie fruit grow- their work had only been begun and that there is stil a wide field to be in "THE RE-CREATION OF BRIAN KENT from the famous novel by era in cigarette money. covered. The county's towns and the garo]d Bell Wright. There is sweetness and irrisistible power in this play county's industries seemed to have wjth a nian who lost faith in himself by trusting a frivolous woman, and Mable Cross says th«> rhtesl i borrow heen more nearly completed than had wj,0 "found" himself through his love for a loyal woman. It will play on your in the world is a the others, owing to the availability heart strings and bring forth the music of better emotions. Also second epithree cents for stamps so he won't of the material. Some very intcrest- SOde of THE FLAME FIGHTER. Two shows at 7:15 and 9 o'clock. have to break a nickel. ing historical facts were given and * * * The Universal Watch * * *

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DRAMATIC CLUB GIVES PICNIC tion of food on a Dramatic Club picnic means action! Everyone helps to Much to the delight of all the dra- unwrap sandwiches, open "dopes," inatjc ability in school, last Saturday discover special choice pieces of proved to baa delightful "ptenic day." Ia see how much cream one cone 'At ,,,„,. ,lVlo,k William was ready i pickle, P ould hold, and in general, tried to with the truck. All of the "dramatics", c find out how much one member could placed themselves within the truck, i(,avjnj, large, wide spaces for pack- consume. After having a very deThe lightful time, they piled into the truck Bgea ut- |ll0(i An(j sucn f00d! left party wt,nt to Farmville Lake, the! again. This time no room was Dramatic Club had the honor of hav-ifor food? The picnic proved to be an jng Mr. Skeyhill and Mr. Hindus excellent rehearsal of happiness, their guests. After playing, joking, much to the satisfaction of Miss as an<J talking intelligently a few min- ' Wheeler, whom everyone was so glad

7\cr- "Whv is it that girls kiss Mamie Daniel think* thi- maxim I «»* Interesting statistics In regard .aether and men do not?" should he this SOW-She who hesi to schools and population were (1uotSd. A- a result of the reports everyZag: "Because girls have nothing tate.- is old-fashioned. one interested was avahind and we better to kiss and men have." Mrs. Edwards want I to know if are looking forward to a completion Of the survey next year. Mac to Dot Myers, who was walk- Diogenes returned todasy would he be After the reports from the Viring with Amelia: "You are not very looking for an honest summer reginia Club had been completed Judge particular who you walk with." sort circular? Watkins thanked the girls on behalf Dot: "I know it. Don't you want Packing Of the County Council, ami assured No Ida Hill ty i to walk with me •>>< t con'. I them that they had the sincere thanks Company is not a land cooperation of the entire county. Mebane: "I just saw Red" down cern. * * The members of the club and of the town. I understand she was trying dentist is the sociology .lass enjoyed the opportuniRuth JeningS say to sell her shoes." ty of meeting with the Council, and Edith: "Sell her shoes? What's the only one who can tell «i woman when they all hope that as our work is to big idea?" . °l),,n aml shut her mouth and get done they may again have the chance Mebane: "Well, she'd just come out away with it. to share their results with this in* * out Of a shoe-maker's shop and she terested group. Goi don, children «id she had 'em half soled." No, no. B< cannot get into t he ir»fant i y. 'THE POWER THAT LIES BEA liar is a man who has no partiHIND THE THRONE" Lucy Keith says lhaC let the baby tion between his imagination and his chew on Daddy's Phxi Beta Kappa information. key to bring out his wisdom teeth. To Miss Barlow, an indispensable Booitcs and LC/< Dreams have a way of coming true In story-books one reads But dreams have a way of failing yCu In every-day life one leads. Love has a way of winning your heart In story-books one reads. Hut love ha- a way of falling apart— In every-day life one leads.

power, the Sophomore and Senior Cora Alecks -.ays tl-nit cash is the classes wish to express their apprejack of all trades. ciation. Without her aid and ready Sue Puckett W/antfl tn know why ' assistance May Day would have been when a man who li out for iprintS impossible and the artistic dances to il called a Sprinter, ;i l,iaM (Mlt '"'' be presented during Commencement track isn't called at •actoirt would have been a failure. It is hard

Mary Ruth Wiiin saan the dumbest Phyllis Wood says lov. with men K\v] sn(. over know was the one who is not a sentiment but an idea looked in the sport MCtfoll of the paper for a musical s«-ore. Mattie Rodger.- layi that she may * * * be a linguist but she can't under Run Qujnn ,hinks lhat srhoil, ^j

for an audience to realize the work that is necessary to make such an undertaking possible. Miss Barlow has given her time, energy and en-

thusiasm to make such activities a success and it is with grateful hearts we express our appreciation to her. stand Dutch. complexion il all right:, but a few post We also wish to thank the com■ graduate additions don't do any mitteeassisting her. How can two red lips drive BWi ,m Music—Helen Hodges, Margaret the blues unless the colors clash? W ilkins. Kate Trent sa\s ffoi genuine ob Dance Gertrude Quinn, Virginia .Dr. Marshall—"Give me ■ sentsm* Boyd. Evelyn Peake. Bcurity suppose thcr «■ ware a vicewith the word 'international'." Costume—Clara Thompson, Hattye Pannie "He started international president for Italy. Blankinship. , his teeth!"



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Rotunda vol 6, no 29 june 4, 1926